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EU director Ugo Bassi said recently that “transparency should contribute to better long-term performance, sustainable economic growth and employment.” His views are not new. There has been an increasing consensus, particularly within Governments that if businesses disclose sustainability data and … Continue reading

February 10th, 2014

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Reston, Va.; December 6th 2013 — The Alliance for Innovation & Operational Excellence (AIOE) is pleased to announce a partnership with Ecodesk, a cloud based platform for enhancing global supply chain sustainability. According to AIOE Managing Director Stephen C. Schlegel, … Continue reading

January 13th, 2014

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Ecodesk provides platform for independent sustainability auditing of global pharma firm Global healthcare company Allergan wants its suppliers to publish their sustainability data as a metric for risk mitigation within its supply chain, to assist in improving and ensuring continuity … Continue reading

January 13th, 2014

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Released 27th August 2013 The Global Reporting Index (GRI) along with KPMG, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa have joined forces once again to put together the third ‘Carrot & Sticks’ report … Continue reading

August 27th, 2013

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Released 13th August 2013 Materiality was made a staple component of the Global Reporting Index’s latest guidelines in June of this year to emphasise the growing importance of non-financial data in corporate reporting, big data that holds the key to … Continue reading

August 13th, 2013

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Released 8th August 2013 A parliamentary committee is considering calling a hearing to invite water companies to explain why incidents of water pollution remain so high within the industry which research shows is the most persistent culprit. Much of the … Continue reading

August 8th, 2013

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Article appeared in Supply Management blog 26th July, 2013 by Dr Nick Murry, CSO, Ecodesk When David Cameron said at the launch of the G8 in June that the UK would “drive a transparency revolution in every corner of the … Continue reading

July 26th, 2013

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Released 25th July 2013 Ecodesk, the world’s largest business and supply chain sustainability platform for non-financial information has struck enterprise deals with 18 companies in the past few weeks, who want to openly map their supply chain sustainability performance through … Continue reading

July 26th, 2013

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Released 27th June 2013 Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published this press note on 27th June 2013: A call for views on corporate responsibility has been published after Business Minister Jo Swinson spoke of its importance at a ‘Transparency for Growth’ … Continue reading

June 28th, 2013

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Released 21st June 2013 Despite the G8 talks in Lough Erne being dominated by tax and Syria, the leaders did have time to sign an open data charter and publish pledges on climate change. Richard Gladhill, Head of Climate Change … Continue reading

June 21st, 2013

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